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Frithcast Extra! Mental Health and Self Care!

January 25th, 2017

Join us for this mini episode of Frithcast! 

 

Frithcast Extra – Self Care

 

Things we talk about in this episode:

 

Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/P_C_III/Ad_Astra_Vol_1/03_Ancient_Whispers_I]

 

Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Learning_Music/An_End_Like_This/32_Round_II_-_The_Ancients]

 

Background campfire ambience assembled using samples and mixing tool at http://www.ambient-mixer.com.

 

1) “I have a cold, and a squeaky voice”

2) Batman and Red Dwarf – Alfred and Rimmer talk soup

3) Because politics affects everyone

4) Some things that might help with self care:

     Change your environment (if you are able) to encounter less news and reactions

     Take care of your physical needs: eat, wash, sleep, drink, walk.  Take any prescribed meds.

    Talk – to family, friends, faith leaders, therapists, counsellors, someone you trust.

    Catastrophising – what it is and what you can do

5) Create, if you feel safe, find a way to express yourself in a controlled way.

 6)‘Just One Thing’ - set one reasonable, achievable goal.

 7)You are your own best friend.

 8) What you can do if you feel unsafe

9) We are all human

10)Choosing options is a choice.  Choosing to do something or not is still a choice. You decide what is best for you.

11) Please look after yourselves. Look after each other if you feel able.

12)How to find us online

 

We realise that self care is a very personal thing, so these things are just tools that you can choose to use, or not.  There are also some free smartphone apps out there that you might choose to look at:

 

Headspace – available for both

Self Help for Anxiety Management (SAM) - available for both

The Worry Box for android

Worry Watch for iphone

 

Stay Alive – available for both

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Frithcast Episode 2

January 13th, 2017

Join us for EP 2 of Frithcast! Please ejnoy, and let us know what you think! 

 

Also available on Itunes. 

 

Episode 2

Things we talk about in this episode:

 

Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/P_C_III/Ad_Astra_Vol_1/03_Ancient_Whispers_I]

 

Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Learning_Music/An_End_Like_This/32_Round_II_-_The_Ancients]

 

Background campfire ambience assembled using samples and mixing tool at http://www.ambient-mixer.com.

  

The talky credit bit

Crows and knees

What is heathenry?

Faith is personal

What is TAC?

The coffee returns

UPG

The Wild Hunt and Air Traffic Control

A Druids perspective

A really bad joke

Coffee again/ Boglins/ Bose Einstein condensate

I’m a deer!

And Nathaniel sits on a spike (Blackadder Season II: Beer)

The names of heathenry

Some of the gods

Heathens and connections with the gods

The faith with the homework

Some of the texts of heathenry

The bias in historical records

The Prose Edda and the Poetic Edda

The Icelandic sagas

The myth cycle – the creation of the universe

2 of the nine realms

Midgard – middle earth and Anglo-Saxon studies

Many cultures with a collective understanding

The myth cycle – the end of days and beyond

Heathenry is a living faith

Havamal

How to find us online

Too much complicated

 

Can’t believe that we spent all that time setting up the line about Nathaniel and then blowing it.  Spike.  It’s a spike.  Not a chair.  Or even two chairs. 

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